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Susan Granger

Susan Granger
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) Silly, slapstick fun for youngsters - with a post-credit sequence touting the TV series.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2018
6/10 48% The Meg (2018) A schlocky, splashy, by-the-numbers sea-monster movie.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2018
10/10 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Tense and timely, it's cleverly constructed and visually cathartic.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2018
6/10 45% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) A screwball spoof that's salvaged only by the sarcastic sincerity of Kate McKinnon skewering MI6's icy chief (Gillian Anderson).‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
8/10 96% Three Identical Strangers (2018) Engrossing, often enraging - proving, once again, that truth is stranger than fiction.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
8/10 98% Eighth Grade (2018) Insightful and excruciating, proving that Junior High is horrific, even more brutal than you remember...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2018
5/10 51% Equalizer 2 (2018) Fragmented with too many subplots and unnecessarily sadistic violence, it's a ponderously contrived, avenging hero melodrama...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2018
9/10 100% Leave No Trace (2018) Compelling and compassionate, it's a powerful character study.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
7/10 70% Christopher Robin (2018) Sweetly sentimental, it's a low-key, feel-good family film.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
5/10 79% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Unfocused and frantic, it's really a redundant music video.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2018
10/10 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Thanks to charming, charismatic Tom Cruise, it's an intense action-adventure thrill ride.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2018
8/10 94% Sorry to Bother You (2018) Chaotic and ambitious - a potent, politically-charged parable...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2018
5/10 51% Boundaries (2018) Despite charismatic Christopher Plummer, it's frustrating - filled with implausible family therapy.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2018
6/10 88% Whitney (2018) Sorrowful addition to what we already know with one scandalous revelation...Her music endures.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
7/10 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Sweetly shrinking, surreal sci-fi - marking the first MCU movie feature a female superhero's name in the title...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
4/10 52% The First Purge (2018) Sloppily scripted and haphazardly directed, it's a cynical, satirical origin story, publicized with a red 'Make America Great Again' baseball cap.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2018
7/10 83% Puzzle (2018) Aimed at an adult audience, it's a subtly compassionate character study, enhanced by Kelly Macdonald and Irrfan Khan.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2018
7/10 90% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Subtly sensitive and sincere, this beat has heart.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
6/10 65% Uncle Drew (2018) For sports fans who will enjoy the silliness, this mature roster scores!‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2018
6/10 64% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Somber and savage, as sinister and intense as the nightly news from McAllen, Texas.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
6/10 68% The Seagull (2018) Sultry and sensual, memorable mainly for its superb performances...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018
7/10 52% Woman Walks Ahead (2018) Perceptively plaintive, recalling our Native American ethnic tragedy, made timely by the current agitation at Standing Rock.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2018
5/10 55% Tag (2018) Based on a true story, this childhood game becomes a playful bonding experience for a group of middle-aged guys.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2018
6/10 86% American Animals (2018) Shallow, if stylishly suspenseful, relating a criminal caper that goes awry.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2018
7/10 89% Hereditary (2018) Manipulatively subtle, it's scary stuff, particularly the gory, grisly, over-the-top finale.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2018
6/10 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Having lost its original awe and wonder, it's suspenseful, yet somewhat stale, opening a window for future installments.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2018
2/10 0% Gotti (2018) After whirling through three different titles, four directors and 44 producers, John Travolta's bungled biopic is an unmitigated disaster.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
5/10 52% A Kid Like Jake (2018) Well-meaning, yet detached concept that veers 'way off balance because there's too little focus on young Jake.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
5/10 35% The Catcher Was A Spy (2018) Based on Nicholas Dawidoff's best-seller, its frustrating, superficial screenplay keeps more secrets than it reveals.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
5/10 51% Superfly (2018) Formulaic, barely functional action/crime/thriller - slick gangsta garbage...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
10/10 99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Illuminating, insightful documentary - a timely film to treasure.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
4/10 94% First Reformed (2018) An austere film-making exercise, wallowing in anguish and despair. There's a reason why it was rejected by both Netflix and Amazon.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2018
8/10 93% Incredibles 2 (2018) Imaginative, inventive and exciting, Brad Bird's sequel is fun family fare.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
7/10 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) Despite its superficial script, it's an adventurous, fun chick-flick.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
5/10 85% Upgrade (2018) This is yet another schlocky techno-thriller - only it's on auto-pilot.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2018
6/10 73% Adrift (2018) A suspenseful, romantic, even surprising seafaring saga.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2018
7/10 94% RBG (2018) Inspiring documentary, highlighting this 'notorious' trendsetter's dissenting opinions.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
7/10 88% Zoo (2018) If you're searching for a feel-good family film, I recommend this family drama, set in Belfast - it's heartwarming with a sense of purpose.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 27, 2018
7/10 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) If you've ever wondered who Han Solo was and where he came from - this scruffy, adventurous prequel supplies the answers.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
6/10 59% Always at the Carlyle (2018) Yes, it's superficial and sycophantic, but it's also an enjoyable, extravagant indulgence.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
8/10 97% The Rider (2018) Evocative, empathetic and elegiac - a captivating, contemporary Western.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
3/10 17% Show Dogs (2018) Although it's obviously intended to be a PG live-action/CGI comedy, there's an ill-advised message, illustrating how pedophiles prey on youngsters. A regrettable mistake.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
6/10 85% Disobedience (2018) Sensitive, yet simplistic, revealing an ideological, fundamentalist dilemma to a secular audience.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
7/10 53% Book Club (2018) A sweetly saucy, feel-good, chick-flick - aimed at older adults.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 19, 2018
2/10 0% Dark Crimes (2018) While Jim Carrey delivers a grimly serious performance, the film itself is exploitative, inept and often incoherent.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
7/10 83% Deadpool 2 (2018) It's smarmy and snarky - with outrageous post-credit scenes which will delight whether you're a fan of superhero sagas or sick of them.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
4/10 38% Life of the Party (2018) Floundering, forgettable, cliche-riddled mom-com. Melissa McCarthy's brassy, bawdiness needs a more experienced director, like Paul Feig.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 12, 2018
5/10 17% Dear Dictator (2018) While Michael Caine is always fun to watch, unfortunately, the pacing/editing is not on a par with the writing. The satire should have been sharper and more subversive.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 6, 2018
3/10 53% Bad Samaritan (2018) Suspenseful, yet shallow - veering into torture porn territory.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 5, 2018
4/10 26% Overboard (2018) Hollywood's push for diversity led to this insipid remake, leaving viewers over-bored.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted May 5, 2018